Emily Blunt Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

9th October 2016

Fact: Emily Blunt and Tom Hanks are the latest stars to be announced as upcoming Saturday Night Live hosts. The Girl on the Train actress will make her hosting debut on the late-night show on 15 October (16), alongside musical guest Bruno Mars. Meanwhile, Hanks will return to host Saturday Night Live on 22 October, with Lady Gaga, 10 years after he last fronted the comedy show.

29th September 2016

Quote: "With so many movies, women are held to what a man considers a feminine ideal. You have to be pretty. You have to be 'likeable', which is my least favourite bloody word in the industry." Emily Blunt attacks the double standards in Hollywood and the lengths a woman has to go to to be a bankable star.

30th August 2016

Quote: "Rob said he was in the Hamptons, and he saw her, and he said, 'It's top secret, but Emily Blunt's playing Mary Poppins', and she went, 'Oh, wonderful!' I felt like I wanted to cry. It was lovely to get her stamp of approval. That took the edge off it, for sure." Emily Blunt was thrilled to hear director Rob Marshall had spoken to the original Mary Poppins, Julie Andrews, after landing the role in the sequel.

25th August 2016

Quote: "I read it, and I loved it. I was completely sucked into it and thrilled by the idea that your protagonist was a blackout drunk. That's very unusual, especially in cinema, to have a woman who’s just so messed up at the forefront of the film." Emily Blunt was hooked on the script for her new movie The Girl on the Train, which was adapted from author Paula Hawkins' book of the same name.

30th March 2016

Quote: "The first pregnancy is the most self-indulgent thing in the world because you get massages and prenatal yoga and hypnotherapy CDs. During this one I forget that I’m even pregnant. I’m hoisting my two-year-old around!" Actress Emily Blunt is taking her second pregnancy in her stride.

12th February 2016

Fact: Pregnant Emily Blunt has joined the cast of the upcoming My Little Pony movie. She'll join Kristin Chenoweth for the animated film.

7th January 2016

Quote: "She hates it. She would way prefer to have doughy guy back!" Actor John Krasinski jokes about his wife Emily Blunt's disgust for his newly-toned physique for Michael Bay action film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, in which he plays a real-life Navy SEAL.

13th October 2015

Quote: "I sometimes feel that we can exacerbate the problem by talking about it more. I think you can keep talking about it and create more and more of a stamp of divide. I think we need to do more and stop talking about it." British actress Emily Blunt insists only a practical solution can solve sexism in Hollywood.

2nd October 2015

Quote: "It was in there originally but it came out because we didn't agree with it. My t**s, (they said) 'We're not doing it'. Benicio (Del Toro) backed me up. It was a scene between he and I." Emily Blunt opted not to bare all in new thriller Sicario.

15th September 2015

Quote: "People have given him some hell about his eyes looking half closed. When he does a red carpet, when the lights are so bright, they narrow even more! You can hear photographers yelling, 'Open your eyes!' They're open, he's just (blinded by the flashlights)." Actress Emily Blunt feels sorry for her SICARIO co-star Benicio Del Toro when he has to face the cameras on the red carpet.

14th September 2015

Fact: British actress Emily Blunt had the fright of her life while showing off her new-found U.S. patriotism on TV talk show Ellen on Monday (14Sep15) when a crew member dressed as Uncle Sam crept up behind her as she was singing Yankee Doodle Dandy dressed as the Statue of Liberty. Blunt became a U.S. citizen this summer (15).

14th September 2015

Quote: "I became an American citizen recently, and that night, we watched the Republican debate and I thought, 'This was a terrible mistake. What have I done?'" British-born actress Emily Blunt jokes about regretting her decision to become a U.S. citizen after watching Republican politicians on TV.

9th September 2015

Quote: "It was a pool party, where it was specifically worded as that to a group email including Benicio Del Toro, and Benicio Del Toro showed up with no swimming shorts and just went in in his very thin cotton boxers... The pool was so cold that when he got out... he went, 'Nobody look, man!'" Emily Blunt had to avert her eyes when her The Wolfman co-star Del Toro revealed a little too much at one of mutual pal Josh Brolin's recent pool parties.

3rd September 2015

Quote: "I'm trying right now to start a book club with Em and Jessica, because they're working on a movie together. I said, 'Let's all read this book!' But I'm not working and they are, so it's not going very well." Anne Hathaway's plans to start a book club with her THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA co-star Emily Blunt and her pal Jessica Chastain have hit a snag. Blunt and Chastain recently worked together on the Snow White and The Huntsman prequel.

10th April 2015

Fact: Emily Blunt got down and dirty with her The Devil Wears Prada co-star Anne Hathaway during a recent taping for hit U.S. show Lip Sync Battle, by grinding on the Oscar winner's lap while performing to Blackstreet's No Diggity. The two stars' miming battle aired in America on Thursday night (09Apr15).

31st March 2015

Fact: Oscar winner Anne Hathaway donned a white crop top with matching underwear as she impersonated Miley Cyrus in her Wrecking Ball music video on upcoming TV series Lip Sync Battle. The actress even jumped on a huge prop wrecking ball while mouthing the lyrics to the song, and she jokingly gave the middle finger to her opponent and Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt, whose husband John Krasinski is among the show's co-executive producers. Lip Sync Battle debuts in America next month (Apr15).

16th January 2015

Fact: Actor John Krasinski crashed the stage to congratulate his wife Emily Blunt, who accepted her trophy for Best Actress In An Action Movie during Thursday's (15Jan15) Critics Choice Movie Awards, since he was backstage waiting to present the next prize. The Edge of Tomorrow star noted that her husband was intimidated by her buff body during filming, and said, "John told me, 'I'm terrified I'm gonna wake up one morning and you're benching me', which I did to kind of freak him out."

5th January 2015

Fact: Emily Blunt's lawyer father defended several of the men involved in the infamous Millennium Dome heist, a failed robbery at the London venue in 2000 when millions of dollars in jewellery was being exhibited there. The raid, which would have been one of the biggest heists in history, was foiled by police.

23rd December 2014

Quote: "I found out I was having a baby the same week I found out I had this movie and I told Rob two weeks before we started rehearsals and he was amazing. I called him and just said, 'I have something to tell you', and for a joke he went, 'You're having a baby...' and I said, 'Yeah, I am!'" Emily Blunt told Into The Woods director Rob Marshall she was pregnant just before rehearsals for the film began.

22nd December 2014

Quote: "I know that’s my demographic. That's been made clear to me by my fans. I love it. I think it's so cool, because one day I hope to be a gay icon." Actress Emily Blunt is so flattered by her large Lgbt (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) fanbase that she is eager to become an icon within the gay community.

6th December 2014

Quote: "I like to sing old standards to my baby daughter. Some of my favorites for Hazel include songs by Ella Fitzgerald and Otis Redding. She seems to like them." British actress Emily Blunt prefers to sing soul classics instead of lullabies to her baby girl.

13th October 2014

Fact: British actress Emily Blunt has joined the jury panel for the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival. The movie event kicks off in December (14).

4th August 2014

Quote: "On the first day there was that awful stomach-turning moment when (director) Rob Marshall said, 'Ok, we're all going to sing.' We all screamed because up until that point we had all been singing in our own private little caves. And now we had to sing in front of each other. Even Meryl (Streep) was screaming." Actress Emily Blunt admits she and her co-stars in the upcoming movie musical Into The Woods endured stage fright on the first day of rehearsals.

26th June 2014

Fact: Tom Cruise travelled more than 1,000 miles (1,770 kilometres) across Japan in one day on Thursday (26Jun14) to visit three cities to promote sci-fi movie Edge Of Tomorrow. He began in Osaka, then flew to Fukuoka before heading to the capital Tokyo. In May (14), Cruise completed the much larger feat of three international premieres in 24 hours. He and co-star Emily Blunt travelled from London to Paris, France and New York.

5th June 2014

Quote: "I studied Krav Maga, which is the Israeli martial art. It's very lethal, you kind of use every part of your body to annihilate somebody, it's pretty fun... It's very aggressive." Actress Emily Blunt has become a martial arts expert after undergoing intense training for her first action role in Edge Of Tomorrow.

5th June 2014

Quote: "I used to push Tom over just to see him fall down... He would be on his back... You need three people to get him up again!" British actress Emily Blunt loved to mess around with her Edge Of Tomorrow co-star Tom Cruise while they were wearing their heavy movie armour. The metal suits weighed a hefty 85 pounds (38.5 kilograms).

5th June 2014

Quote: "It took a lot of (practise)... I mean I couldn't do it in the beginning, it took a lot of training to do it... I remember when I was holding it and we were kinda rehearsing the scene, and Tom took a little too long coming in with his line, it was the only time I snapped at him during the shoot. I was like, 'Yep, you've gotta come in quicker with the line because I can't hold it for that long.' And he was like, 'Oh my God, I'm so sorry.'" Actress Emily Blunt had to scold her Edge Of Tomorrow with co-star Tom Cruise after struggling to hold a difficult yoga pose, which involved balancing her whole body on the palm of one hand, during filming.

30th May 2014

Quote: "I wore really disgusting pyjamas. Me and (my) make-up artist snuggled up together. I slept for four hours. It was great." Actress Emily Blunt on the final flight from Paris to New York City during her whirlwind 24-hour, three city press tour for her upcoming film Edge of Tomorrow on Wednesday (28May14), which began with a screening in her native London.

29th May 2014

Quote: "You realise that nothing else really matters. This industry, this town (Los Angeles) especially, can make you feel that all that stuff matters; this rather transient world and the gush and the work and the success and the competition. You can get drawn into that bubble, of thinking it all matters. Having a baby has made me realise that it doesn't. None of it. It really doesn't." Actress Emily Blunt no longer cares about Hollywood since giving birth to daughter Hazel in February (14).

28th May 2014

Quote: "I think he was a bit intimidated. He said, 'I'm really scared I'm gonna wake up one morning and you're just benching me.'" Actress Emily Blunt jokes about her husband John Krasinski's reaction to her buff body while training for new action movie, Edge of Tomorrow.

27th May 2014

Quote: "I tried to slash my sword through the air and it got caught on one of the wires, and I ended up hitting myself in the face with the butt of it. My eyes were streaming tears." Emily Blunt needed medical attention on the set of new film Edge Of Tomorrow after an embarrassing accident. A doctor has to stick two fingers up her nose to pop the cartilage back into place.

15th May 2014

Quote: "This is Tom Cruise's idea, of course... This is not something I would think to do. This is how Tom Cruise promotes a movie." Emily Blunt is not looking forward to hitting three premieres of her new sci-fi blockbuster Edge of Tomorrow in 24 hours. The actress and her co-star Cruise will hit red carpets in London, New York and Los Angeles on 28 May (14).

14th May 2014

Quote: "He is the greatest dad. She loves him, just loves him." Actress Emily Blunt on husband John Krasinski's paternal skills. The couple became parents to baby Hazel three months ago.

14th May 2014

Quote: "I have found breastfeeding to be the thing. My boobs also thought I had 12 children... I found that because I managed to produce a lot of milk, I don't know why, it helped me lose the weight. I could have been the wet nurse in medieval times because I could have fed the village while they all went to work." Actress Emily Blunt credits her fast post-baby weight loss to her breastfeeding regimen.

8th May 2014

Fact: Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt will launch their new sci-fi action movie Edge of Tomorrow by attending three international premieres in a day. The stars and director Doug Liman will hit red carpets in London, New York, and Paris, France on 28 May (14). The final screening of the day, which takes place in New York, begins at 11.59pm - on the 'edge of tomorrow'. The jet-setting trip will interact with fans as they travel between the three cities.

28th March 2014

Fact: New parents Emily Blunt and John Krasinski left baby at home with the nanny on Thursday night (27Mar14) to party with pal George Clooney and his new girl. The Hollywood couple grabbed dinner with Clooney and his lawyer love Amal Alamuddin at Kazu Sushi in Studio City, California. Blunt and Krasinski became first-time parents last month (Feb14) when the 31 year old gave birth to baby Hazel.

26th September 2013

Fact: Expectant star Emily Blunt proved her pregnancy isn't slowing her down as she debuted her baby bump under her costume on the set of new movie musical Into The Woods in the U.K. on Wednesday (25Sep13). The actress is playing The Baker's Wife, who is pregnant in the script as well.

30th June 2013

Quote: "It's amazing. I only have one experience, but I love being married to Stanley. I would hope that for everybody." Emily Blunt's sister Felicity Blunt is enjoying married life with her actor husband Stanley Tucci.

26th April 2013

Quote: "I'd like to be my dog for the day... My dog has the greatest life. He just gets walked, gets great food, sits on a couch all day, sleeps... He gets happiness out of very simple, small things." Actress Emily Blunt would like to trade places with her mutt.

26th April 2013

Quote: "Normally, the character is summed up in the first line: 'She's a tough, sassy, English rose,' and you're like, 'Oh cringe. That's all you need to know.' I normally will close the script after I read that." Emily Blunt refuses to be typecast.

21st April 2013

Quote: "(It was) beautiful. It was great that they did it, you know? Because I think they did a sort of justice-of-the-peace thing (the first time), so I think they deserved a big bash with all the people that love them." Emily Blunt gushes about her pal Matt Damon's vow renewal ceremony with his wife Luciana Barroso last weekend (13-14Apr13). The pair wed in 2005.

7th September 2012

Quote: "Tom has always been nothing but professional and sweet and open and a lot of fun for me to be around. He's a doll." Actress Emily Blunt commends her recently-divorced All You Need Is Kill co-star Tom Cruise for holding it together while dealing with his split from Katie Holmes.

5th September 2012

Quote: "I'm going to my gymnastics club. It's me in a room with a bunch of four year olds running around, as I'm learning to do a cartwheel. (And) I'm learning this martial art called Krav Maga. I think it is intimidating my husband." Actress Emily Blunt is in training for a new action role in All You Need Is Kill.

20th June 2012

Quote: "Emily's really capable of anything. I'm in awe of everything she can do. She can be elegant, she can be a tomboy, she can be funny, she can be serious, but you always believe what she's doing... it astounds me." Actor Jason Segel is impressed with fellow screen star Emily Blunt after working with her on the set of How I Met Your Mother.

15th June 2012

Quote: "I don't necessarily buy into that thing of Hollywood insisting on thin actresses. You have to take a certain amount of responsibility in Hollywood to defy the things that you don't like." British actress Emily Blunt on maintaining a healthy lifestyle in Hollywood.

12th June 2012

Quote: "We want to have children; I just don't know when yet. I'm just not sure about the timing of all of that. We're both from big families, so I think it's something we want." British actress Emily Blunt is looking forward to starting a family with her husband, The Office star John Krasinski.

18th April 2012

Quote: "I was in a wide shot with the leopard but there's a bit where my hand touches the leopard and I was not allowed to do that. That was a stunt double... Apparently, leopards in comparison to lions and tigers are quite temperamental to train." Actress Emily Blunt on appearing alongside a big cat in her new fragrance ad for Yves Saint Laurent.

15th April 2012

Quote: "I offered dinner to my parents so that they could catch up with their 'long-lost daughter' but frankly they weren't interested. They said that they'd far rather see the film at the premiere instead. Then they asked if they could get another dozen tickets or so, to make up a huge family party. I think that about 15 of them went in all." The premiere of Emily Blunt's new movie Salmon Fishing In The Yemen earlier this month (Apr12) was a family affair.

28th March 2012

Quote: "Don't Google yourself. It will ruin your day. It's a little rule I have now. I do think it's definitely getting worse - for people in the public eye and people in this profession." Actress Emily Blunt refuses to look herself up online.

16th March 2012

Quote: "I had to learn it in two weeks with a translator. And Ewan's wife (Eve Mavrakis) speaks Chinese, so she helped!" Actress Emily Blunt on learning Mandarin for her new film, Salmon Fishing In The Yemen, with Ewan MCGregor.

7th March 2012

Quote: "Jason was happy to get that thing out at all times. He seems to be very willing." Actress Emily Blunt admits her pal Jason Segel loves to get naked. The funnyman strips off for a full-frontal scene in their upcoming romantic comedy The Five-year Engagement.

5th March 2012

Quote: "I learned to speak Mandarin because there is this one scene in the movie where I have to speak to a group of Chinese engineers. But I only know how to talk about sandstone walls and water pressure. I don't know how to say, 'Hello, my name is Emily.'" Actress Emily Blunt's new linguistic skills are limited after picking up Mandarin for new movie Salmon Fishing In The Yemen.

29th February 2012

Fact: Jason Segel and Emily Blunt's new romantic comedy The Five-year Engagement will open this year's Tribeca Film Festival in New York on 18 April (12).

20th December 2011

Quote: "Everyone wants the good stuff. We're like savages. There's not much meat on the bones in this industry so all the women go crazy when there's a great role." Emily Blunt on the struggle actresses face for top roles in Hollywood.

22nd September 2011

Fact: British actress Emily Blunt has been hired as the new the face of Yves Saint Laurent’s Opium fragrance. She follows in the footsteps of another Brit, supermodel Sophie Dahl, whose naked pose for the perfume led to the advert being banned in the U.K.

6th May 2011

Tweet: "Emily Blunt drank so much grape juice in the dinner scene that she threw up. Fun Fact. But not so much fun for her." Colin Hanks reveals set secrets from 2008 movie The Great Buck Howard.

3rd March 2011

Quote: "It allowed me to buy a flat in London. It allowed me to invest in property." Emily Blunt has no regrets over the commercial failure of her movie The Wolfman.

2nd March 2011

Quote: "We could have been 'Krunt'. Krunt would have been amazing... There's always time." Actress Emily Blunt fears she and husband John Krasinski missed an opportunity to become a crunched-name couple, like Brangelina and TomKat.

27th February 2011

Quote: "I was going to study modern languages at university. I had this really impressive idea that I was going to be extremely fluent in Spanish and be a translator for the U.N." Actress Emily Blunt had planned to make use of her linguistic skills before pursuing a career in Hollywood.

11th February 2011

Quote: "I'm really lazy and I'm a fraud, I'm a complete fraud. I don't do my research." The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt plays down her acting talents.

10th February 2011

Quote: "I've become quite superstitious about stuff... I have to touch wood six times. I don't know why. And I have to make everyone around me do it as well." The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt has developed a strange habit.

5th February 2011

Quote: "Very authentic portrayal. That was me, I was Colin Firth!" Actress Emily Blunt, who conquered a stammer in her youth, was touched by the Brit's portrayal of stammering monarch King George VI in THE KING'S SPEECH.

26th January 2011

Quote: "I loved Black Swan. She's got some incredible gams (legs) on her. She could definitely out-tutu me." Emily Blunt, who took months of ballet lessons for her role in upcoming movie THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU, is in awe of Natalie Portman's portrayal of a dancer in her Oscar-nominated thriller.

2nd December 2010

Fact: Emily Blunt and Ricky Gervais have joined the star-studded cast of funnyman Jason Segel's upcoming MUPPETS movie. Jack Black, Zach Galifianakis and Billy Crystal are also among the actors making appearances in the new feature, currently shooting in Los Angeles.

26th November 2010

Quote: "My character is quite dim-witted - it was really fun to play a bimbo. She's probably the girliest character I've ever played." Emily Blunt relished the chance to take on the role of Princess of Lilliput in the upcoming GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, because she often plays more serious parts.

26th November 2010

Quote: "If I really need to cleanse my system, I have one day where I eat nothing but green food - apples, kiwis, spinach and broccoli." Emily Blunt on her unusual eating habit.

25th November 2010

Quote: "Jack Black, who plays Gulliver, was a wonderful ringleader. He had an incredible energy and kept us on our toes." Emily Blunt is full of praise for her GULLIVER'S TRAVELS co-star JACK BLACK.

22nd October 2010

Quote: "We hung out all the time. They're the coolest family." Emily Blunt has high praise for her The Adjustment Bureau co-star Matt Damon, his wife Luciana and their three daughters.

12th February 2010

Quote: "He kind of is kookoo bananas... but in a cool way." Emily Blunt on The Wolfman co-star Benicio Del Toro.

11th February 2010

Quote: "He's terrible. I had to, like, carry that guy through this film." Emily Blunt jokes about working with Anthony Hopkins in new horror movie The Wolfman.

10th February 2010

Quote: "I get Zooey Deschanel a lot and I get Eva Green. The other day someone in a pub thought I was Katy Perry. I was like, 'Um, thanks.' But I didn't deny it!" British actress Emily Blunt is frequently mistaken for other celebrities.

10th February 2010

Quote: "I really want to play a baddie - like a malevolent baddie. I haven't done that yet. That could be cool." Emily Blunt is desperate to shed her good-girl image for her next screen role.

10th February 2010

Quote: "All I know is I'm going to promise the bridesmaids they won't be wearing peach." Emily Blunt has one thing set for her wedding day, but still no date. The actress is engaged to wed The Office star John Krasinski.

24th January 2010

Quote: "It's tough for young British actresses to come to the U.S. and be in a film and be appreciated so I'm pleased for Carey. She took my breath away in An Education." Emily Blunt is a big fan of upcoming British star Carey Mulligan.

18th January 2010

Quote: "I think we're gonna keep it really small... People will be upset, but if we say it's gonna be small, it's more forgivable." Actress Emily Blunt on her marriage plans to fiance John Krasinski.

14th January 2010

Quote: "I'm sure I'd botch it up somehow if I did meet the Queen. I'd forget to curtsy. I don't know what I'd do. And I'd probably say the wrong thing. I might drop an F-bomb. It could all go horribly wrong." THE YOUNG VICTORIA star Emily Blunt fears she would embarrass herself if she met Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

31st December 2009

Quote: "To not make any resolutions. Whenever I make them, I wind up ultimately breaking them. I think a lot of people are that way, so I am going to try and avoid inevitable disappointment next year and just not make any." Actress Emily Blunt isn't making any New Year's resolutions for 2010.

30th December 2009

Quote: "I did three films in a row wearing a corset. I think my inner organs by the end of it were like: 'Are you kidding? You've got to stop. You have to give us a break.' It's sweat pants from here on out." Emily Blunt is fed up with the tight-fitting costumes she's donned on-screen.

16th December 2009

Quote: "Well, you wear underwear. That helps." Emily Blunt on how she's managed to avoid tabloid scandal.

16th December 2009

Quote: "There’s definitely no way I could speak of plans because there literally aren’t any." Emily Blunt admits she and John Krasinski haven't made any wedding plans yet. The Office star proposed to the Brit actress in August (09).

15th December 2009

Quote: "Apparently, Anne Hathaway and I were dating - and we were blissfully happy." Actress Emily Blunt on the craziest romance gossip item she has read about herself.

14th December 2009

Quote: "Everyone thinks royalty is so grand. It's really hard. I wouldn't want to live with that protocol... I've read her actual diaries, seen what she writes about the manipulation. I read about her dreams and how she hated this person or that. It was quite emotional. She was a young girl and in way over her head." Actress Emily Blunt would never want to become a member of royalty after researching for her role as British monarch Queen Victoria in period drama THE YOUNG VICTORIA.

11th December 2009

Quote: "Being able to laugh with another person is such an amazing gift that I think it can make things extremely fun, but it’s the only way to get through the bad times. The mind is a scary place. When you laugh it releases the tension and you can get through anything.” The Office star John Krasinski keeps his relationship with fiancee Emily Blunt on track by making her laugh.

21st October 2009

Quote: "I would like to play a role where I get to put on a lot of weight - I would like to eat Carbonara for three months straight." Actress Emily Blunt likes the idea of piling on the pounds for a film role.

23rd September 2009

Fact: Emily Blunt, Robin Wright PENN, Katie Holmes and Renee Zellweger have been named among the honourees of the 2009 Women in Hollywood tribute. The stars will be joined by Julie Andrews, Julianne Moore and Zoe Saldana. The Elle magazine event will take place at the Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel.

22nd September 2009

Quote: "She's a wonderful girl. Someone had to do it…it was a tough gig, but somebody had to do it. So many people are angry at me." John Krasinski knew he was ready to propose to Emily Blunt after just 10 months of dating.

12th June 2009

Quote: "We just get on so well. I've taken her out for dinner. One day she'll just stop returning my calls." Bill Nighy has managed to befriend his new favourite actress Emily Blunt, his co-star in upcoming movie WILD TARGET.

10th June 2009

Quote: "If you're in America a lot it's easy to get into playing American. All of it, the sounds, the energies, all very different. But it's really hard to do the accent. I tend to try and stay in it all day, which is the only way I can manage it. It's worlds apart from what I grew up with." British actress Emily Blunt insists it's a struggle to pull off a convincing U.S. twang.

9th June 2009

Quote: "I wish I was called Jack Black. It's a cool name. Growing up, it wasn't so fun to have a surname like Blunt." DEVIL WEARS PRADA star Emily Blunt wishes she had a better name.

28th May 2009

Fact: Emily Blunt will be honoured by the The British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) at its annual gala presentation in Los Angeles in November (09), after the board named her British Artist of the Year.

8th April 2009

Quote: "If they said who would you like to play you in a film of your life, it would be Emily Blunt. I hear she's wonderful in THE YOUNG VICTORIA and she was brilliant in The Devil Wears Prada." Joan Collins is a big fan of British actress Emily Blunt.

26th March 2009

Quote: "You literally have to pry baggy sweaters off me, but I am trying to discover life away from my Converse sneakers." Actress Emily Blunt insists she's no style icon.

17th March 2009

Quote: "I did it with Johnny Depp. I went to visit Anne Hathaway on the set of ALICE IN WONDERLAND and I walked right past him. I couldn't even look at him. He was right there!" Actress Emily Blunt was starstruck when she came face to face with her idol.

16th March 2009

Quote: "Amy's rear end would be heaven for most men." Emily Blunt is impressed with SUNSHINE CLEANING co-star Amy Adams' backside.

10th March 2009

Quote: "That was completely weird, like an out-of-body experience. I could only think, 'I used to watch SPLASH all the time.' And TURNER & HOOCH kept popping into my head. I tried not to think of it being too lascivious." Young actress Emily Blunt on filming sex scenes with Tom Hanks in Oscar-nominated film Charlie Wilson'S WAR.

6th March 2009

Quote: "EMILY is someone I admire terribly. She is one of Britain's greatest talents, but she treats me with little or no respect, which is something I find incredibly refreshing." Bill Nighy on his WILD TARGET co-star Emily Blunt.

2nd March 2009

Quote: "I've not got any eye make-up and my cheeks are rosy, which makes me look very young and fresh. Compared to (THE DEVIL WEARS) PRADA, where everything was slapped on with a trowel, it's lovely. The hair makes me feel like a bit of a spaniel, but it works." Emily Blunt on the make-up she wore to play the title role in period drama THE YOUNG VICTORIA.

24th February 2009

Quote: "The crown has left a dent in my head which they just cover with make-up. It's remarkably heavy... but it starts to wobble." Emily Blunt on the hardships of playing the title role in THE YOUNG VICTORIA.

7th February 2009

Quote: "Ooh, a Bond girl, I'd love it. I think Daniel Craig is great as Bond, so powerful. I could have beaten the hell out of Pierce Brosnan. But Daniel, he's hard rock. He's a bruiser." Emily Blunt has a 007 role firmly in her sights.

6th February 2009

Quote: "I've been broody since the age of 19." British actress Emily Blunt, 25, sees children in her future.

5th February 2009

Quote: "SIR Anthony Hopkins is the fastest eater in Hollywood; he practically inhales his food." Emily Blunt was stunned by her co-star's animalistic eating habits while working on their forthcoming movie, THE WOLF MAN.

5th February 2009

Quote: "I don't have a good upper range. I'm sure they're going to have to dub me with someone who has better lungs - or more feminine lungs, at least." Emily Blunt is worried her manly screams won't make the final cut in forthcoming horror movie THE WOLF MAN.

4th February 2009

Quote: "My brother once jumped out from behind a door and frightened me so much that I put my back out and almost gave myself whiplash." Actress Emily Blunt hates being taken by surprise.

4th December 2008

Fact: The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt is to join the cast of The Simpsons for a January (09) episode. The British actress will voice Lisa Simpson's troublemaker pal JULIET.

8th February 2008

Quote: "He's an awesome kisser." Actress Emily Blunt is impressed with her THE GREAT BUCK HOWARD co-star Colin Hanks' smooching techniques.

15th January 2008

Fact: British actress Emily Blunt has an unusual phobia - she's terrified of gloves.

5th December 2007

Quote: "Ordinarily, I dress like a teenage boy in layered T-shirts and Converse... I'd rather aspire to look like Cate Blanchett, who's always immaculate, or Keira Knightley." Emily Blunt admits she couldn't be less like her fashion-obsessed character, EMILY, in THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA.

18th September 2007

Quote: "They were so romantic (but) illegible." The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt on reading the letters QUEEN VICTORIA sent her beloved ALBERT, which she was allowed to view during a private tour of Windsor Castle, England - as she prepared to play the monarch in new film YOUNG VICTORIA.

25th April 2007

Quote: "I'm playing an eccentric punk pothead... and I have blue and purple hair extensions and kind of a mullet." Oscar nominee Emily Blunt on her new look in movie Sunshine Cleaning.

21st April 2007

Quote: "I fall in love with her every time I see her on the screen." Singer Michael Buble shares his affection for girlfriend Emily Blunt's acting talent.

26th January 2007

Quote: "I looked down at the audience and Jack Nicholson was staring up at me and I couldn't even remember what my bloody name was. So I have learnt my lesson!" British actress Emily Blunt wishes she'd written a speech before her winning appearance on the Golden Globes stage last week (15JAN07).

15th January 2007

Quote: "I'm really happy in flip-flops and jeans." The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt admits she's nothing like her fashion-conscious film character, also called EMILY.

24th July 2006

Quote: "He has to do that every night. We like to play poker and drink scotch. We don't serenade." The Devil Wears Prada star Emily Blunt when asked if her boyfriend, Canadian crooner Michael Buble, ever serenades her.

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